Hilary Cairns

About

Hilary Cairns is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz and has a BA in English/Creative Writing. She's an established freelance writer who also has a hand in marketing, social media, and editing for various businesses across the United States.

5 Ways to Keep Cool in College

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Whether it only gets hot in the summer time when you attend college, or you face high temperatures year round, do you know how to keep cool? The last thing you want to do is overheat. …

5 Interesting Gifts for Biology Majors

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  As the study of life, biology is a wildly important field. That’s why biology majors are so important! Whether their focus is on the environment, human body, or zoology, biologists play an important role in understanding …

What Degree Do I Need For My Dream Job?

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Do you have a dream job in mind, but aren’t quite clear on what degree you need to actually apply for that job after graduation? Some jobs may require a high school diploma, but others ask for a Master’s or higher. Here are a few ways to find out what degree you will have to …

5 Items for Summer College Prep High School Students Need

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Are you heading to college in the next year or two? Summer is the perfect opportunity to start planning ahead and getting ready for SAT and ACT, college applications, scholarship applications, and more. These five items …

Are There Graduate School Scholarships?

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Are you planning on attending graduate school after you earn your Bachelor’s? You may be wondering about how you’re going to pay for the degree. Student loans are one way, of course, but they shouldn’t be your first option. Believe it or not, there are graduate school scholarships too! Here’s what you need to know! …

The Importance of Internet Safety in College

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As wonderful as the internet is, it comes with a host of dangers. As a college student, you’ll use the internet daily for project research, turning in assignments, tracking your grades, and binging Netflix. It’s crucial to browse as safely as you can. That’s where these tips—and NordVPN—come in. Here’s what you need to know. Colleges …

Student Loan News: US Cracking Down on Delinquent Student Loans

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While student loans can certainly fill the funding gap and help students pay for college, they come with a host of challenges. Student loans always seem to be in the news—from massive national student loan debt to proposed programs to try and tackle the issue. In current student loan news, the government is increasing its …

Quirky Math Gifts for Mathematics Majors

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Do you have a Mathematics major in your family? Is a close friend studying the subject? It doesn’t have to be difficult to find the right gift for their birthday or an upcoming holiday! If you’re …

6 Nifty Door Decorations for Your College Dorm

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  One of the best parts about living in a dorm is decorating it! But where do you get started? How about right at the entryway? The door is the perfect place! Make a lasting first impression …

A Breakdown and List of College Degrees

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Have you ever wondered just how many different degrees are offered to you through colleges and universities? It’s important to learn about what’s available, because some jobs demand 2 year degrees while others ask for Doctorates. Here’s a breakdown and list of college degrees, both undergraduate and graduate. List of College Degrees Undergraduate Associate’s degree …